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Temporary Service


The Temporary Service Request is required for new construction and remodeling projects where permanent service is not applicable, such as for construction lighting or electricity to construction trailers on the worksite.

Required Information

  • Permit number (for City of Chicago requests only)
  • Address of project
  • Customer name, mailing address, phone, fax and email
  • Tax ID number, Social security number or other form of positive identification
  • Electrician, Contractor or Owner contact information
  • Service characteristics (such as new construction, multi-unit building, upgrade, revision, etc.)
  • Date service is needed
  • Estimated duration for the temporary service

Process and Time Frame

You will be required to submit a completed electric service application. Upon completion of the application, a dedicated ComEd representative will be assigned to your project. After ComEd receives confirmation that the project has passed municipal inspection, it can take anywhere from 4 to 16 weeks to complete the temporary electric service, depending on the amount of work required.

Call to Request Now

Call ComEd at 1-866-NEW-ELEC (866-639-3532) with the required information.

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